Her mom thought that every child had the right to an education, and her hole family encouraged her to learn all she could. Nellie spent most of her life as a wife, mother, teacher, lecturer, legislator and writer. Her dream was to become a teacher like her sister named Hannah, teaching was very limited to women… Nellie earned a teaching certificate at the age of sixteen and taught until she got married in 1896. Nellie struggled with her husband as he was a druggy and had to raise five children at the same time. Nellie McClung’s greatest achievements were women’s suffrage movement, temperance movement, and later the Person’s Case with assitance from the “Famous Five.
Being the oldest of seven kids and the absents of dad being around has forced me to step up and help out the family. While doing that I was able to finish high school and still attend college. Since I was a young girl my inspiration was to become a nurse and being able to help other and making a difference in other people’s life everyday. A person who reminds me a lot of me and has inspired me to continue going to school and not letting anything get in the way is Mary Lewis Wyche. She was born in Henderson in Vance County.
Annie Jean Easley was born April 23, 1933 to Mary Melvina Hoover and Samuel Bird Easley, in Birmingham Alabama. She was raised, along with her older brother, by a single mom. Annie attended schools in Birmingham and graduated high school valedictorian of her class. Throughout high school Annie wanted to be a nurse because she thought that the only careers that were open to African American women at the time were nursing and teaching and she definitely did not want to teach so she settled on being a nurse but as she studied in high school she began thinking about becoming a pharmacist. Annie had the support and encouragement that she needed from her mother to continue on to study at Xavier University, which at the time was an African-American
Glenda’s family and her stopped moving when both Glenda and Scott decided to retire from the Air Force in 2008 making their permanent home in Newport News Virginia. Just before retiring, she decided to get her degree in teaching. After receiving her degree, she retired and became a third grade teacher at Greenwood Elementary School, Newport News, VA. Glenda Price-Carter is my mother and to me the strongest women for her sacrifice of so many years to her country. I believe that if Glenda allowed racism of the 70s and 80s around her stop her, she wouldn’t be the women she is
She was a pre- kinder teacher and she was loving life. Yet she still knew that she didn’t want to start a family on the island. After a couple weeks she decided to talk to her younger sister that is going to school in the United States. Sugey her sister said that she should come to the USA because life there is full of opportunity and with husband who is a doctor the options are endless.
She got married and dropped out of school because that 's what people did. At age 17 Karen was now a mother of a child it was life changing for her, her parents did not shun her like other parents in the 60s did. When Karen first saw her baby she thought it was very small, but in reality was 8lbs and 6on which is pretty big for a baby. She loved her new child which is also my Aunt, Becky. After her baby her friends treated her no different because she just moved to a new school
That someone was my magnificent mother, Tonya Hunt. A woman who exemplifies what it’s meant to be a strong African American women. She’s a single mother of four who just wanted her kids to be filled with happiness, prosperity, and success. Though, she was handed the short end of the stick her entire life. She fought through all her challenges just to see her children succeed.
Mrs. Berrand falls into the Black minority group and identify themselves as members of the low middle class. She completed high school in her country, but was unable to pursue higher education due to financial difficulty. She claimed there is no college graduate in her family so far, but most of the members of her generation, including her, were high school graduated. She values education and would like her children to have a higher education. When she arrived in the United States, she did different kinds of jobs with minimal wages until she had a chance to be trained as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) after 3 years that she had been in America.
The Perseverance of a Mother Every mother sticks up for their child no matter what. Chris’s mother is one of the few back in the nineteen thirties that did not just fed and wash their crippled child and leave them. She would not give up on Chris she knew he would be just as good as anny of the other kids. Her perseverance helped Chris. Chris’s mother is a mother of twenty two children, she had already lost four and she was not going to give up on one of her middle children Chris.
When I was a little kid I always dreamed of becoming a nurse I would always be nurses on television taking care of people and making them smile one of my biggest passion is to become a nurse. During high school I got the option to take a certified nursing assistant class throughout the class because everything that we needed to know but my teacher was not very good throughout clinicals she would only tell us stuff one time and she would never explain it we had to always figure it out by ourselves. The course was very challenging and when it came time to take our certified nursing assistant exam I felt really unprepared. Although I would always read my book and study the sections that she told us to and I would do good on my test and quizzes
A Past That Won’t Let You Forget Remorse or regret typically follow a woman after an abortion once they realize they can’t take back their actions, and what they will now miss out on. Gwendolyn Brooks’ poem “The Mother” makes me remember my feelings as an unwed, pregnant teenager in high school, when everyone tried to convince me that abortion was my “only choice”; but I knew that my choice to keep my daughter would save me from remorse, the unknowns, and missing out on so much, feelings displayed by the woman in Mrs. Brooks’ poem who regrets her decisions. First, remorse plays a huge role in the life of the woman in “The Mother” who has an abortion, and this makes me remember thinking about how sad and how much remorse I would have if I would have gotten an abortion. The mother in this story is aware that she can’t take back her decision. Unfortunately, this is true.
She had to be hospitalized and had many exams being done. Not only does my mom not like hospitals,but she never gets sick enough to be hospitalized. Everything turns and I have to stand up and become her example to my family. I led by example and practiced what she preached. Not only was I young but I took care of my family and started to realize how hard it was to really be in her shoes.
On September 24, 2013, my mother was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer. I was only a freshman in high school and I was completely and utterly devastated. Through her journey of countless surgeries, chemo and radiation treatments, and heartbreak, my burning passion of becoming a doctor has continued to grow. I will be honest, I once was the student who earned all A 's and one or two B 's, and although I always cared for my grades, I never put in as much effort as I could have given. Stage 3 breast cancer took numerous things away from the strong woman who raised me, but when I received the news that she would be okay, I gained a great amount of determination and commitment.
Former Army National Guard Sergeant Paigh Bumgarner had one of the toughest experiences yet, and sadly she’s one of the thousands of soldiers who have to go through this. Bumgarner says she can recall being in the line of fire and at the end of the day, putting the remains of her best friend in a body bag (Laura Browder 1). Another significant soldier is Staff Sergeant Jennifer Hunt who campaigned shortly before the DOD lifted the restriction on female soldiers (Daniel Littlewood 1). These influential women stood up for what they believe in and showed that women are no force to be reckoned